Innovation at EPRI with ideas from universities

Constructing a collaborative network with research institutes and universities can be highly rewarding for innovation. This is what EPRI does

12/15/2014Mario Honrubia

P&G's innovation tournaments to address energy challenge

P&G is a great example of a company which wanted to benefit from such rewards but didn't have the necessary expertise. They used innovation tournaments

12/8/2014Mario Honrubia

Process Innovation: The way Aarhus Vand does it

Traditionally, the majority of crowdsourcing and open innovation campaigns have been launched for product innovation. This is one Process Innovation example

12/1/2014Mario Honrubia

GE solves real business problems using the crowd

Companies have been using Internet-based crowdsourcing concepts to generate new ideas for more than a decade. This is what GE is doing now

11/30/2014Mario Honrubia

Innovation like "American Idol"

An effective way of gathering and selecting ideas or solutions to an issue is to use an innovation process similar to American Idol

11/27/2014Mario Honrubia

Innovation in Manufacturing Engineering: Germans do it Better

Application of novel ideas and manufacturing engineering can help manufacturing processes to flourish and thrive, to perform much better

11/23/2014Mario Honrubia

Social enterprise: Can Facebook at Work actually work?

I guess you have probably come across the news of Facebook trying to get into social enterprise services. One of the biggest time-sucks in the workplace...


Product Innovation: The beauty of predictive experiments by McDonald's and others

If you want to supercharge your product portfolio with a new hit, you have few alternatives: You can hire some product development gurus ...

11/17/2014Mario Honrubia

Why Steve Jobs' default answer was No

People working in the corporate world who are pissed off about their ideas being turned down, might sometimes wonder "Oh, man! If I was working for...